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Dr Narender Saini - What is urine culture?
 
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The video will explain about urine culture by Dr. Narender Saini, MBBS, MD, Internal /General Medicine. Urine culture is an important tool in any infections specially women and children. The urine culture has to be taken before taking antibiotics. Patient should be informed that before collecting urine for urine culture, the private parts are to washed properly. Dr. Saini further states that the mid-stream urine has to be collected. The urine has to be collected in the sterile culture bottle. Also, there is no need to fill the whole bottle, only two-third bottle is enough. For the urine culture, only 2-3 drops are required. The urine sample should be reached to the laboratory as soon as possible.
Views: 18737 Medtalks
Dr Sameer - What is Diastolic Dysfunction?
 
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Dr. Sameer Srivastav, Director-Non Invasive Cardiology, Fortis – ESCORTS, in this video will talk on diastolic dysfunction. He will explain that in diastolic dysfunction, due to failing of heart which cannot contract or push out blood adequately when it is contracting. The heart expands with stiffness or reservations in this abnormality. The stiffness of heart causes the problem of filling of blood. Dr. Sameer tells and explains the parameters of diastolic dysfunction. He will talk that when a person complains of shortness of breath, then how to rule out lungs problems or coronary artery disease. Diastolic dysfunction can be only be detected through echocardiography. Also, invasive techniques are available to calculate diastolic dysfunction.
Views: 7883 Medtalks
Dr K K Aggarwal - Can SGOT/SGPT level demonstrate the extent of liver damage?
 
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Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss the SGOT/SGPT level in the extent of liver damage in this video. In SGOT or SGPT elevation, it is classified as mild to moderate elevation or a marked elevation or a massive elevation. He will also discuss the values regarding the same. In case of massive elevation, it is mostly due to drug-induced or ischemia induced. In marked elevation, it is mostly viral hepatitis or drug induced hepatitis.
Views: 2008 Medtalks
Dr KP Benjwal - Virechana therapy in Ayurveda?
 
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Dr KP Benjwal, Ayurved Visharad, Ayurvedacharya, Mool Chand Hospital, New Delhi, will talk about virechana therapy in this video. He will discuss the benefits and the process of virechana therapy. He will also explain how it is done at home. One have to consume desi ghee every morning on empty stomach starting from 50gms. He will further explain this procedure.
Views: 285 Medtalks
Dr K K Aggarwal - What will happen if ESR is increased?
 
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Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss about increase if ESR values in this video. In India, increased ESR can indicate TB. When there is active tuberculosis, ESR can be more than 100. High ESR can also be seen in thyroiditis. Also headache or pain in temporal artery or temporal arteritis can have high ESR of 1400 and also internal malignancy can have ESR more than 100.
Views: 3169 Medtalks
Dr Chitra Selvan - What is the connection between women & diabetes?
 
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In this video, Dr. Chitra Selvan, Endocrinologist, Bangalore will discuss about the connection between women & diabetes. Women with diabetes needs aggressive treatment as men do. Women with diabetes also carries a risk for heart disease. She will also talk about high sugar levels during pregnancy and the risk associated with it. She will also talk about the baby born from a diabetic mother has a higher chance of developing diabetes in future life.
Views: 777 Medtalks
Dr K K Aggarwal - What are the normal CRP levels?
 
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Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss the normal CRP levels in this video. When CRP is negative then a high sensitivity CRP test is advised. CRP levels can vary according to age, sex and races. There are formulas to calculate the levels. It is general age divided by 50 in males. In females, it is age divided by 50 plus 0.6. The normal value of CRP is less than 0.3 gram/dl is normal and more than 1 means inflammation. In between 0.3 to 1 is low grade inflammation.
Views: 1106 Medtalks
Dr Dr J S Pasricha - What is the treatment of vitiligo?
 
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The video will talk about the treatment of vitiligo by Dr. J S Pasricha, Retired Professor, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, AIIMS, New Delhi. He will explain the different types of treatment which is used to stimulate the pigment in the white patches but they have no effect in controlling the disease process. He will also explain about a short course of steroids to control the disease. The treatment is useful if the pigment cells are not lost and then can be regenerated.
Views: 815 Medtalks
Dr KP Benjwal - Herbs that increase heart rate?
 
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In this video, Dr KP Benjwal, Ayurved Visharad, Ayurvedacharya, Mool Chand Hospital, New Delhi, will discuss about the herbs which causes increase in heart rate. He will discuss about Arjuna, Pimpli, Tulsi, Amli, etc. in details.
Views: 169 Medtalks
What is laparoscopy in infertility? - Dr Kaberi Banerjee
 
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Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi, will talk on laparoscopy in infertility in this video. Laparoscopy is an important diagnostic and therapeutic tool in infertility. It is generally done for long standing infertility woman with pelvic conditions such as fibroids, endometriosis, hydrosalpinx and also sometimes done in cases of tubal blockage. She further explains that there are three situations the couple might face: 1. The reports are normal and the couple have a good chances of conceiving with medical treatment. 2. There might be severe tubal blockage and are asked to go for IVF. 3. In women with mild to moderate problems such as PCOS, fibroids or tubes, treatment is done in the same sitting and the couple has a better chance of conception after laparoscopy.
Views: 909 Medtalks
Dr K K Aggarwal - Is there a science behind chanting the word OM?
 
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In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief IJCP Publications, will talk on whether there is a science behind chanting the word OM. He says that OM is no more a religious word, it has a medical significance too. He will explain that in pain, the patient makes sound which are vowels A, E, I, O, U. Dr. Aggarwal will further discuss that the literature says that the chanting of the vowels produces interleukin 2 which is 200 times more potent than the painkiller aspirin. He will also discuss about nasal consonants which the patient generally use during weeping. Also, chanting OM is a physical mantra for body and spiritual relaxation.
Views: 347 Medtalks
Dr Roop Sidana - What are the new treatment modalities in depression?
 
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In this video, Dr. Roop Sidana, Consultant Psychiatrist, Sri Ganganagar Hospital, Rajasthan, will discuss the new treatment modalities in depression. Drugs, ECT and other psychotherapy is been used for many years. In the last decade the new treatment which has been introduced are various brain stimulation techniques. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is the most used technique in recent times. rTMS is been approved by the FDA for the treatment of depression. He will explain when these techniques are been used and in what degree of depression.
Views: 284 Medtalks
Dr Indira Maisnam - Diabetes & Obesity in the indian context?
 
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Dr. Indira Maisnam, Endocrinologist, Kolkatta, will talk about diabetes & obesity in the Indian context in this video. India has got the second highest number of diabetes in the world. Also, India is the third most obese nation in the world with high malnutrition too. Obesity and malnutrition can result in the risk for diabetes in the future generations. She will explain the maternal over nutrition and under nutrition and the associated risks.
Views: 154 Medtalks
Dr K K Aggarwal - How to manage a patient with Dengue Fever?
 
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In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief IJCP Publications, will explain how to manage a patient with dengue fever. In case of mild dengue, give 500 ml of fluids immediately and ask the patient to hydrate himself later. Dr. Aggarwal further says that check for the pulse whether it is dropped, hematocrit findings and platelets count. He will also explain when to transfuse platelet. In case of severe dengue, 1500 ml fluids immediately followed by enough fluids to pass urine every few hours. If there is rapid fall of pulse with rise in hematocrit findings, low platelet levels without any bleeding does not require platelet transfusion.
Views: 319 Medtalks
Dr Narender Saini - What is stool culture test?
 
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Dr. Narender Saini, MBBS, MD, Internal / General Medicine, will discuss about the stool culture test in this video. Stool culture is not done routinely, only in certain conditions such as Salmonella, Shigella, etc. Also, stool culture is done in rice-watery stool, mucus in stools or blood in stools. The stool culture is collected in a sterile container and doesn’t require full container. A small teaspoon is efficient for testing. The reports of the stool culture are available in 48 – 72 hours.
Views: 1481 Medtalks
Dr KP Benjwal - How much ghee can I eat a day?
 
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In this video, Dr KP Benjwal, Ayurved Visharad, Ayurvedacharya, Mool Chand Hospital, New Delhi, will talk about how much ghee one can consume daily. One spoon of pure ghee morning and evening can be beneficial but nowadays packaged ghee are mixed with fats so one should be careful.
Views: 129 Medtalks
Dr K K Aggarwal - Is there a science behind "Mahamrityunjaya Mantra" or "Gayatri Mantra"?
 
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In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief, IJCP Publications will talk about the science behind "Mahamrityunjaya Mantra" or "Gayatri Mantra". He will explain the science behind these mantras. In times of difficulties, we need to look out for options and think differently and your mind will give you multiple options.
Views: 462 Medtalks
Dr Narender Saini - What is In Vitro & In Vivo  culture?
 
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In this video, Dr. Narender Saini, MBBS, MD, Internal / General Medicine, will talk on in-vitro & in-vivo culture. In any kind of infection, the most important drug which is sensitive to the microorganisms is given. The drug which is to be given is tested outside the body for its sensitivity and is known as in-vitro test. The drug should reach a specific concentration inside the body to kill the organisms, this is known as in-vivo test. When the laboratory gives the culture sensitivity test report which might contain 10 different antibiotics, the clinician should also use his expertise to select the one antibiotic which he feels will reach to that level of concentration for killing the microorganisms.
Views: 388 Medtalks
Dr Sameer - Signficane of interatrial septal aneurysm?
 
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In this video, Dr. Sameer Srivastav, Director-Non Invasive Cardiology, Fortis – ESCORTS, will talk on significance of interatrial septal aneurysm. In interatrial septal aneurysm, the echocardiography will show a septal bulge either towards the right atrium or left atrium or it might be seen in both the sides. The interatrial septal aneurysm is significant only in young stroke. In these patients of interatrial septal aneurysm, put them on anti-platelet therapy and keep them in observation.
Views: 415 Medtalks
Dr Brahmdeep Sindhu - What are the new treatment modalities in anxiety?
 
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In this video, Dr. Brahmdeep Sindhu, Psychiatrist, Stress Management and Drug Addiction, will talk on the new treatment modalities in anxiety. Anxiety is due to stress and a person gets disabled due to anxiety disorders. Due to anxiety he is not able to function properly or work properly. It is a disabling condition and the causes or risk factors are to be evaluated. New medications are introduced to cure anxiety. The patient should accept the condition and take treatment for it.
Views: 144 Medtalks
Dr K K Aggarwal - Shruti vs Smriti in Vedas
 
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The video talks about Shruti vs Smriti in Vedas by Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief, IJCP Publications. Shruti is the original knowledge about self and smriti is the interpretation of that. He will further explain these in Vedas. During olden times, the stories of Vedic knowledge were spread in the form of songs and stories. These stories are known as purans. There are lots of purans. In today’s world, the original articles are Shruti’s and the review articles are Smriti’s.
Views: 220 Medtalks
Dr Ramneek Mahajan - What is a total knee replacement?
 
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In this video, Dr. Ramneek Mahajan, Director - Orthopedics & Joint Replacement, Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital, New Delhi will discuss about total knee replacement in this video. He explains that the total knee replacement is done when the disease process has occurred in more than one compartment. He further states that there is a tibial, femoral component and a base plate made up of polyethylene and sometimes occasionally the patellar button is also replaced. If the patella is not involved then it is not replaced.
Views: 144 Medtalks
What is the role of hysteroscopy in infertility? - Dr Kaberi Banerjee
 
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In this video, Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi, will discuss the role of hysteroscopy in infertility. Hysteroscopy is a procedure in which the inner walls of the uterus are seen with the help of a telescope. This is done to see if there are any missed issues such as polyps and small fibroids. It is also done to give a good wash to the uterine lining for IVF treatment. Endometrial scratching is done at the same time to improve implantation rate and provide endometrial tissue for tubercular testing which is a key factor in infertility.
Views: 643 Medtalks
Dr K K Aggarwal - Can a MBBS doctor write drugs like Liv 52?
 
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Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk whether MBBS doctor can prescribe Liv 52 drugs in this video. There are two types of drugs: scheduled drug and non-scheduled drug in Drug and Cosmetic Act. Schedule drugs are modern medicine drugs. Nonscheduled drugs can be advertised, can be sold without license and can be self-prescribed. Liv 52 and other Ayurvedic drugs which do not come under schedule E drugs are over the counter drugs and can be sold by anybody. Also, these drugs don’t need license to be sold. Liv 52 can be prescribed by any system of medicine.
Views: 279 Medtalks
Dr K K Aggarwal - What Causes of SGOT and SGPT indicator increase?
 
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Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will explain the causes of SGOT and SGPT indicator increase in this video. Viral hepatitis can lead to SGOT and SGPT levels to increase above 1000. Also, in dengue hepatitis, the levels can increase. The most common infection is viral hepatitis A or E in which the levels are elevated. He will also discuss about ischemic hepatitis and the levels in this condition.
Views: 416 Medtalks
Dr Radha Krishan - How to Differentiate PFO from ASD?
 
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In this video, Dr. Radha Krishnan, Paediatric Cardiologist, Fortis-ESCORTS, New Delhi, will explain how to differentiate patent foramen ovale (PFO) from atrial septal defect (ASD). This differentiation is generally by echocardiography. When a flap is seen overlapping each other then it is known as a PFO. When the flap separates crating a clear defect, it is called an ASD. Dr. Radha Krishnan will talk on stretch PFO which can become an atrial septal defect. And it becomes difficult to differentiate between them and needs to be detected by echocardiography. He will also discuss the differentiating features between a PFO and ASD.
Views: 175 Medtalks
Is single men or women surrogacy allowed in India? - Dr Kaberi Banerjee
 
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In this video, Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi, will discuss whether single men or women surrogacy is allowed in India. She confirms that single men or women surrogacy is allowed in India but only to them who has Indian citizenship. She further discusses that in surrogacy at least one parent must have their own gametes e.g. man’s sperm or woman’s egg, to have genetic relation with the child.
Views: 113 Medtalks
Dr Viveka Kumar - How long to continue with 80 mg atorvastatin after acute MI?
 
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Dr. Viveka Kumar, Senior Director - Cath Lab, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, will discuss how long to continue with 80 mg atorvastatin after acute MI, in this video. There is enough data which has shown that if 80 mg of atorvastatin is given immediately after the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome or acute MI, then it should be continued minimum for one year. The longer the continual, the more is the benefit and if the lipid profile is not satisfactory, then it should be continued for long.
Views: 363 Medtalks
Dr KP Benjwal - Ayurvedic Tips for Lowering Cholesterol Naturally?
 
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In this video, Dr KP Benjwal, Ayurved Visharad, Ayurvedacharya, Mool Chand Hospital, New Delhi, will talk about the ayurvedic tips for lowering cholesterol. He says that garlic is used for lowering cholesterol. It can be used as a tempering while preparing dal or can be boiled in water and strained and ghee is added to this mixture and taken every morning and evening. It has heart benefits.
Views: 25 Medtalks
DR APARNA JASWAL - Can you show us all types of pacemakers?
 
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In this video, Dr. Aparna Jaswal, Cardiologist, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, will talk on different types of pacemakers. She will show two-wired and three wired pacemaker device. She will further explain how the wires goes into right atrium, right ventricle and left ventricle. The whole unit of pacemaker is implanted under the collar bone and the wires goes to the heart. She will also explain the implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) device. Pacemakers are given whenever a patient cannot maintain his heart rate corresponding to his age. They are life saving devices. Pacemakers are given to patients with either sick sinus syndrome or complete heart block. Dr. Aparna also talks when and how the pacemakers are situated depending upon the age of the patient. Also depending upon the disease process, the patient needs a pacemaker.
Views: 144 Medtalks
Dr Rishi Shukla - What is Diabetes?
 
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Dr. Rishi Shukla, Head Dept. of Endocrinology, Kanpur, will talk about understanding diabetes in this video. He will further elaborate that the patient should know what to do and what not to do in diabetes. Knowledge of diabetes helps in managing diabetes. He will further explain the importance of blood sugar control.
Views: 181 Medtalks
Dr Ved Chaturvedi - When to start biologics Rheumatoid Arthritis?
 
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Dr Ved Chaturvedi - When to start biologics Rheumatoid Arthritis?
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Dr Radha Krishan - Surgical intervention in a case with VSD?
 
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Dr. Radha Krishnan, Paediatric Cardiologist, Fortis-ESCORTS, New Delhi, will talk on surgical intervention of ventricular septal defect (VSD). He will discuss that VVSD is little different from ASD. If the VSD is large, which is defined by clinical symptoms and echocardiography, then all VSDs should be closed before six months of age. Dr. Radha Krishnan will also discuss as to why the closure in done immediately. The closure is done to repair the irreversible pulmonary hypertension. If it is a moderate size ventricular defect then one can wait up to 1-2 years of age and the baby is growing well. If the defect doesn’t close by itself then closure of the VSD is advised. He will further talk on the follow-ups regarding VSD.
Views: 87 Medtalks
What is the treatment of endometriosis? - Dr Kaberi Banerjee
 
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Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi, will discuss the treatment of endometriosis in this video. The treatment of endometriosis depends upon the presenting symptoms in a woman. If the presenting symptoms is infertility then it should be ovulation induction, IUI, laparoscopic removal of endometriomas in the first setting followed by IVF. IVF should be done once the lady has reached 35 years of age and failure to conceive after laparoscopic treatment. Repeat laparoscopic treatment is not a good option in endometriosis.
Views: 253 Medtalks
Dr Viveka Kumar - When to give tenecteplase in acute MI?
 
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This video will discuss about the tenecteplase in acute MI, by Dr. Viveka Kumar, Senior Director - Cath Lab, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket. The moment when the diagnosis of acute MI is made and the patient has pain more than 15 – 20 minutes and ECG has elevation of ST leads, then thrombolyse the patient within first 12 hours and after 2 – 3 hours, angiography can be done. He will also explain what to do if the revascularization is not satisfactory by thrombolysis and which fibrin specific therapy is needed in acute MI patients.
Views: 128 Medtalks
Dr Mahesh Verma - What everybody should know about dental fluorosis?
 
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Dr. Mahesh Verma, Padma Shri Awardee, will discuss about dental fluorosis in this video. Fluoride is been used to prevent dental caries and decay but if used in excess can lead to dental fluorosis. Fluorosis is a very common dental condition. Dr. Mahesh also talks about different intensity of dental fluorosis. The mild form has white spots whereas the severe type has a brown staining of teeth or discoloration. He will talk on the impact of excess fluoride. Teeth which are affected by dental fluorosis become weak. He will also discuss the treatment for dental fluorosis also. This condition is more seen in semi-urban or rural areas.
Views: 317 Medtalks
Dr Radha Krishan - How ASD is repaired?
 
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Dr. Radha Krishnan, Paediatric Cardiologist, Fortis-ESCORTS, New Delhi, will explain the repair of atrial septum defect in this video. He will explain that there are only two ways of closing an ASD. One way of closure is the surgery and the other way is with a device. He will further talk on the criteria which are need to be fulfilled for a device to be suitable for the closure of the hole. Echocardiography is done to analyze the margins around the defect. Also, there are lot of other factors which are taken into consideration for closure of ASD.
Views: 157 Medtalks
Dr Sunil Dargar - What is 24 hours urine albumin test?
 
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In this video, Dr. Sunil Dargar, MBBS, MD, Pathologist, New Delhi, discusses about 24 hours albumin test. With continuation with presence of protein in a 24 hour urine sample, a sensitive, rapid, easily performed test is easily available called as albumin creatinine ratio. Microalbumin is calculated per gram of creatinine which the kidney is excreting. This test is helpful in giving an early diagnostic evaluation regarding the health of the kidneys. Dr. Dargar will also talk about how the urine sample is collected. The patient is not required to undergo the accuracy of 24 hour urine sample but can give a random urine sample too. Random urine sample gives approximately the same results as 24 hour urine sample.
Views: 193 Medtalks
Dr K K Aggarwal - What is takayasu disease?
 
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The video will discuss about the takayasu disease by Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks. It is a rare autoimmune disorder which is dominant in women in between 10-40 years of age. This is a chronic autoimmune disease which can be managed well with steroids. Investigations including ESR and CRP are done regularly and treatment is initiated. He will further explain the symptoms and diagnostic evaluation of this disease.
Views: 134 Medtalks
Dr Sunil Dargar - What is gene xpert test for TB?
 
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Dr Sunil Dargar - What is gene xpert test for TB?
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How many times IVF can be done? - Dr Kaberi Banerjee
 
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Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi, will discuss about how many times IVF can be done in this video. There is no upper limit a couple can undergo for IVF trials. The most successful trials comes within first 2 or 3 trials. If after repeated attempts, there is no success in IVF, then there is a major issue of the egg, sperm or the uterus. As the IVF procedure is very expensive and very emotionally exhausting, it is generally not recommended more than three trials in a couple.
Views: 752 Medtalks
What is the success rate of first IVF attempt? - Dr Kaberi Banerjee
 
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In this video, Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi, will discuss the success rate of first IVF attempt. The success rate of first IVF attempt is very variable ranging from 30 – 60 %.
Views: 521 Medtalks
Dr K K Aggarwal - What is the potassium level in cardiovascular patients?
 
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In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk about the potassium level in cardiovascular patients. In patients with low ejection fraction, eGFR has to be checked. To reduce the potassium levels, certain precautions has to be taken. Painkillers needs to be stopped as many of them might contain potassium. They should be given low potassium diet. He will further explain about the low potassium diet.
Views: 175 Medtalks
Dr Chittranjan Kar - How are acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease different?
 
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Dr. Chittranjan Kar, Professor of Nephrology, Cuttack, will talk on acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease in this video. He will explain that they both are two different syndromes of kidney diseases. Acute kidney injury is reversible and chronic kidney disease is irreversible and progressive disease. He will further elaborate on these diseases.
Views: 279 Medtalks
What is the success rate of IUI? - Dr Kaberi Banerjee
 
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Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi, will talk on the success rate of IUI in this video. The success rate of IUI usually varies from 15 – 25 % per attempt. Couples feel that IUI success rate is generally low. This is because it only hastens the natural process of fertilization which is inside the body.
Views: 402 Medtalks
Dr KP Benjwal - Why is ghee better for you than butter?
 
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Dr KP Benjwal, Ayurved Visharad, Ayurvedacharya, Mool Chand Hospital, New Delhi, will talk about the benefits of ghee in this video. He will explain the qualities of ghee and consuming it has many health benefits in avoiding certain chronic diseases.
Views: 105 Medtalks
Dr K K Aggarwal - Free Treatment to EWS Category Patients?
 
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The video talks about the free treatment to EWS category patients by Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks. He will talk about economical weaker section people suffering from heart disease. In Delhi, the government has a rule that the EWS category patient are treated and operated for free if their annual income is less than 3 lakhs per annum.
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Dr J S Pasricha - What is pemphigus?
 
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Dr. J S Pasricha, Retired Professor, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, AIIMS, will talk about pemphigus in this video. It is a serious disorder which can be fatal. It can produce ulcers in the mouth and can also lead to ulcers in the skin, blisters on the skin etc. These ulcers generally do not heal. These ulcers are very painful and can become infected. The treatment for pemphigus is corticosteroids which has to be taken for long time. Long time treatment of corticosteroids also has side effects.
Views: 87 Medtalks
How is the evaluation of male infertility done? - Dr Kaberi Banerjee
 
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In this video, Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi talks about the evaluation for male infertility. Semen analysis is the main evaluation of the infertility tests. Semen analysis has to be done with two or three days of abstinence. If any problem is detected in the first sample then a second sample is collected and cross-checked in a separate laboratory. A detailed history with general and local physical examination is done along with hormonal profile and ultrasound.
Views: 70 Medtalks
How common is IVF failure? - Dr Kaberi Banerjee
 
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The video talks about IVF failure and how common it is by Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi. She tells that IVF failure is quite common and the success rate of IVF procedure varies between 30 – 50 %. Hence, depending on the patient profile the failure rate can be 50 – 70% in one attempt. The couple needs to be counseled about the chances of success in the beginning of the procedure.
Views: 507 Medtalks